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Subtract 18/8 from 56/25

1st number: 2 6/25, 2nd number: 2 2/8

56/25 - 18/8 is -1/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    56/25 = 56 × 8/25 × 8 = 448/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    18/8 = 18 × 25/8 × 25 = 450/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    448/200 - 450/200 = 448 - 450/200 = -2/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/100

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